07 Mar MitchelLake celebrates International Women’s Day
The Mitchellake Group wishes to celebrate all the empowered women in our circle and around the world this International Women’s Day 2020.
Clara Zetkin, a German revolutionary proposed at the 1910 International Social Women’s Conference, for 8th March to be honoured as a day annually in memory of working women. The day has since, been celebrated every year as International Women’s Day or International Working Women’s Day.
Today, as we celebrate the 110th Women’s Day, MitchelLake would like to specially recognise all the powerful and inspirational women that we have had the privilege to work with.
Sandra is the SVP for European New Markets & Artist Community at RedBubble. She is an experienced executive with about 25 years of experience in building and growing businesses internationally for both large and early-stage organisations – mostly eCommerce.
Now based in Berlin, she has lived in Singapore and Paris and worked as marketing and business leader across various industries including publishing, dating, fashion, home decor and online marketplace. Sandra has an in-depth knowledge of the Internet and e-commerce scenery. She has gained a strong experience in intercultural communication and management in rapidly changing environments
Carolyn Chin-Parry is a digital leader and a transformation expert who has recently received the prestigious Woman of the Year award at the Women in IT Asia Awards 2019. Carolyn works at PwC Singapore as the Managing Director – Digital Up-skilling Leader APAC. Chin-Parry has also fulfilled senior roles such as Chief Digital Officer for a multi-billion dollar conglomerate- Prism, as well as a KPMG Director in the Transformation and Change Management practice.
Michelle Guthrie started her career as a technology and media lawyer in Allen. Her career progressed and she was presented with opportunities at companies like – Star TV (CEO), Google (Managing Director of Partner Business Solutions). Michelle was known for her work as the Managing Director of ABC Media.
Emily has extensive experience building and managing design and research teams in small to large companies globally with a focus on innovation, raising the design bar and UX strategy. As the Executive GM of Design at Xero, Emily partners closely with the product, development, marketing and operations teams to help them create the best breed of experiences. She instills the value of UX to large organisations.
Inga Latham is a product management professional with experience of defining product strategy, implementation, product launch & optimisation programmes for complex, content-rich, transactional web sites across multiple geographies. She is the Chief Product Officer at SiteMinder, the name behind the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform and one of the Top 20 Tech pioneers to come out of Australia
Helen Lea is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of delivery in transformational roles. As Chief Employee Experience Officer at MYOB, Helen influences the ‘next-generation employment experience’ for a modern and evolving world of work.
Shivaun is the Senior Product Designer at 99designs and boasts almost a decade of experience running her own design business “Shivaun de Valle Design”. Based in Melbourne, she has extensive experience in User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Branding & Identity, Art Direction, Web Design, and Information Design.
Sonia Flynn, a previous Facebook and Google executive, is now the Chief Operating Officer at Hireup (online platform for people with disability to find, hire and manage their own support workers). Sonia has experience scaling new businesses internationally in complex, rapid growth environments, having worked across a portfolio of fast-growing technology companies in Europe.
Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz is the CEO at Mirvac, one of Australia’s largest and most respected property groups. In 2014 she was named New South Wales Business Woman of the Year as well as Telstra Business Woman of the Year for the private and corporate sector.
As the founder of Wave of Ecosophy – a Social Enterprise for Gender Equality and Diversity – Vicki is able to provide businesses with tangible products to encourage us all to do our part in removing Gender Roles at work and at home. Vicki has also held leadership roles at companies like good work and RedBubble, where she was responsible for overall business growth.
Aylin Aron is the Product Manager at RedBubble. She has over 8 years of experience in the digital domain with a dynamic mix of enterprise, start-up and consulting experience; taking small greenfield initiatives to market to funnel optimisations and growth.
Senior marketing executive Emma Nguyen joined RateMyAgent as the Head of Marketing, where she is responsible for leading international marketing operations for the company. Emma has diverse marketing experience through her roles held at Typsy, Morgan McKinley and Virgin Pulse.
Addie has a background in clinical psychology, research and e-health and is the current CEO of Smiling Mind (Australia’s #1 mindfulness app). Here the goal is to create a world where mindfulness and meditation are easily accessible to everyone.
As the Chief Operating Officer at Smiling Mind, Sarah La Roche oversees global operations with a focus on operational excellence to support our impact goal of reaching 5m young people with mindfulness tools and resources. Sarah is a strategic executive with over 15 years in global markets including UK, Europe, Australia, USA, India and SE Asia.
Rebecca is currently the HR Director ANZ at Seek. With over 15 years’ experience across a number of industries, she has a particular interest in digital organisations. Rebecca is a commercial HR executive who can both design and execute strategic plans that match and enable and organisation’s strategy as well as lead organisations through significant periods of change.
Kelly Hutchison is a highly commercial Human Resources and Organisation Development leader with 20+ years of global, multi-industry experience holding senior roles with The Children’s Place and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Deborah Mason has spent 13+ years working for PageUp People, where she is currently accountable for the company’s global people strategy, including acquiring, developing, growing and retaining the company’s global team. Deborah also held several operational positions with award-winning architectural and design firms.
Hannah is the Senior Brand Manager at Agri Tech and Farm Management Software – AgriWebb. She has enjoyed her experiences in campaign development and implementation, omnichannel automation, collateral design, paid and organic search and event planning.
A highly experienced Systems Architect, Soumya has over 9 years of in-depth experience in mission-critical infrastructure development. Currently at Cisco Meraki, Soumya is the Senior Site Reliability Engineer. She has a strong predilection towards designing and architecting highly scalable web infrastructure, testing measurements, application monitoring, performance analysis, CI/CD frameworks, automation, orchestration tools & technologies.
Annie is a Server Developer at Easygo Gaming. She is a highly motivated Software Engineer with 8 years experience working in the IT industry.
Clarice is a designer with over 15 years of industry experience. She has worked and lectured design in London, Florianopolis (Brasil) and Melbourne. Clarice is the Head of Design at Vault IQ.
Megan is currently the Director of Design at 99designs, after being initially hired as the Head of UX. Before her time at 99designs, Megan worked as both a UX Consultant and UI Designer with tech companies such as MYOB, Australia Post, REA Group.
As the Lead Product Designer at EstimateOne, Lauren translates both user and business needs to craft exceptional digital products that deliver against both user and business defined metric. He is a detail focussed product designer with over 14 years of experience in the digital space.
Wan Ling is an international business builder with strong networks in Singapore, China, Central US, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. She is noted for her exceptional people skills and her ability to warm up cold relations. A foreign direct investment veteran, Wan Ling spent 15 years account managing Fortune 500 companies in the Healthcare, FMCG, Technology, Engineering, and Oil & Gas industries. Wan Ling is the Chief Executive Officer at Caregiver Asia.
We have had the honour to work with some of the most reputable women in the industry, and today we take this opportunity to give them a shout-out for their inspiring work.